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College Hoops -- The Slowdown Continues

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Boom_70, Jan 4, 2015.

  1. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

  2. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    Reducing the shot clock will have minimal effect. Teams will just milk the clock for 29, or 23, seconds, as the case may be, as they do in the NBA.

    Something needs to be done to provide a strategic advantage for getting off a shot quicker.

    I would put in a rule that any shot taken in the first 8 seconds of a possession counts for 3 points, regardless where it is taken on the court. All of a sudden the stop-and-pop 14-foot jumper becomes a great shot. Of course some of those stop-and-pop 14-footers will be missed too, and guess what: Then you have a break going the other way.
  3. poindexter

    poindexter Well-Known Member

    Then the flow is stopped multiple times a game as they check the shot clock to see if they got it off in eight seconds.
  4. Big Circus

    Big Circus Well-Known Member

    They should institute the old Rock-n-Jock 50-point basket while they're at it.
  5. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Only 1 Coach on bench instead of 27 and they must be seated.
  6. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    Fear the Turtle, I'm happy so far. Enjoying the BigTen, the SuperStar ACC coaches are annoying
  7. ColdCat

    ColdCat Well-Known Member

    Think annoying coaches are only an ACC thing? Wait until you meet Bo Ryan
  8. Big Circus

    Big Circus Well-Known Member

    Or Tom Crean, for God's sake.
  9. SnarkShark

    SnarkShark Well-Known Member

    I used to love college basketball. It has been unwatchable for at least a decade.
  10. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    Krzyzewski, Williams, Boeheim and now Pitino, Jesus couldn't get a call
  11. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    That's the job of the trail official, who is already supposed to be keeping the 8-second backcourt count anyway. In the final 2:00 of the game, check the replay if necessary; otherwise the refs' judgment stands.
  12. Big Circus

    Big Circus Well-Known Member

    That's where I am with college football. It turned into the Arena League so slowly we didn't even notice.
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